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Equality & Diversity

"The University's diversity plays a key role in sustaining its academic excellence"

Vice Chancellor, Sir Leszek Borysiewicz


Welcome to Equality & Diversity

The University of Cambridge is committed in its pursuit of academic excellence to equality of opportunity and to a proactive and inclusive approach to equality, which supports and encourages all under-represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture, and values diversity.

In recognition of the University's commitment to progressing equality and diversity, it has received the following awards:


The University’s commitments to progressing equality are captured in the Equality & Diversity Strategy 2016-2021, our Equal Opportunities Policy and our Combined Equality Scheme. In line with requirements under the Equality Act 2010, the University has published the Equality & Diversity Information Report 2014/15. [the 2015-16 report will replace this on 31 January 2017].

This incorporates data on staff and student matters at the University of Cambridge and provides an overview of the University's progress against the Equality Objectives outlined below.

The E&D Strategy incorporates our Equality Objectives for the next 5 years.

2016 - 2021


Our previous Equality Objectives (2012-16) are available here.


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